About 20 foreign countries and over 1000 exhibitors have so far confirmed their participation in this year’s 2018 Agriculture and Commercial.
This year’s agriculture show which is the 92nd edition will be held under theme Sustainable Economic empowerment.
And preparations for the show which is expected to run from 1st to 6th August have reached an advanced stage.
Agriculture and Commercial Show society of Zambia (ACSSZ) President Caroline Silwamba explained that works on most exhibition stands have advanced and people are now just doing final touches in readiness for the show.
“Works on most stand have advanced, I can state here that the response from both and international exhibitors to participate in the show is encouraging, “revealed the ACSSZ President.
Mrs. Silwamba, who did not disclose the official guest of Honor to open this year’s show, said the society has continue to receive over whelming response from both local and international exhibitors.
The 20 foreign countries to participate, 106 international exhibitors have confirmed taking part in the show with various exhibitions in different sectors.
The show will also hold seminars for show goers especially in the agriculture sector such as promoting sustainable business in Zambia and importance of bleeding resilience in livestock production for farmers.
“The holding of seminars is aimed at providing a variety of services for show goers apart from entertainment and others, “she added.
To add colour to the show, South African artists Mafikizolo and Jah Prayzah from Zimbabwe as well as some local artists will be on the cards.
“We want to tell the people out there that for the first time we will hold seminars especially for farmers so that we do not just provide entertainment but we want to be seen to give other products, “ said Mrs. Silwamba.
She encouraged prospective exhibitors not relent and utilize the remaining day to come forth and be part of the show by showcasing their products and services.